CHRISTIAN

SERVICES

  • Christian Service Commission: Join Christian Service Ministry leaders and members at large to help coordinate and promote programs that address human needs and achieve justice in our parish and community

  • Health Ministry: Join health professionals to promote preventative health care and education to others.

  • Life Issues: Come together to discuss the sacredness of life issues, share information with the parish, and coordinate pro-life events.

  • Food Pantry & Clothes Closet: Help distribute food and clothing to local people one morning per week.

  • Homeless Shelter Ministry: Serve the homeless and the hungry by helping in a temporary shelter once per year.

  • Needleworks: Join others twice per month to knit or crochet items for those in need. Lessons will be provided.

  • Funeral Lunch Ministry: Prepare a dish to pass or help serve a meal on the day of the funeral, when requested.

  • Hospitality Ministry: Help set up, decorate or serve food at parish social events and afterglow receptions.

  • Companion Ministry: Make a visit, send a card, be of comfort to someone who is ill or lonely

  • Parish Office Assistance: Provide a lending hand in the parish office, stuffing envelopes, collating papers, and helping with other projects as occasionally needed.

  • Bereavement Support: Reach out to parishioners who lost a loved one by making a phone call, sending a note or card during the first year of grieving.

  • St. Vincent de Paul: Join members of the parish who provide critical support to residents living in the boundaries of our parish who need rent and / or utility assistance.

  • Single Outreach / Service Events:

    • Giving Tree to benefit local organizations (November & December)

    • Easter Eggs to benefit the Jail Outreach Ministry (Lent)

    • Christmas Family Baskets & Gifts (Advent)

    • Easter Family  Baskets (Lent)

    • Mercy in Action Day (October)

Contact

George Krinke

Christian Service Director

248.547.1818 ext. 205

gkrinke@st-mary.org

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